Monday, January 03, 2011

Buddhafield New Zealand at Prana Festival for 7th year running

Just ending is New Zealand’s annual Prana Festival - 4 days and nights of more than 100 workshops, music, art, dance, and the Coromandel Peninsula’s pristine Opoutere beach for lazing on, swimming and long walks. And for the 7th year running Buddhafield New Zealand have been there with their Buddhafield Dome space. They say -

“The Buddhafield is a zone of natural beauty, where silent reflection, meditation and peaceful exchange provide the festival patron with an alternative counterpoise to the hurly burly of the festival proper. The Buddhafield Workshop Dome dominates the area and is surrounded by various shrines, art installations and a Zen Bushwalk. It is open for discovery both day and night and runs a full program of workshops throughout the duration of the festival.

the Buddhafield dome at Prana
“Traditionally, a Buddhafield is a place of spiritual awakening and awareness and is blessed and protected by the Buddhas of past, present and future. Originally an outreach development of the Triratna Buddhist Community in the UK where a handful of western Buddhists were inspired to practice in the outdoors in harmony with the rythms of nature, Buddhafield UK has evolved into a dynamic spiritual community that operates a large Cafe at various festivals, hosts spiritual retreats and runs its own very successful festival in Devon every summer. Buddhafield NZ has grown out of these origins and is pleased to be manifesting again this year at Prana for the seventh year running...”

If you missed it this year - look out for 2012! Details at

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